Burning Questions: Jeffrey Epstein, Russian Missiles, Endangered Species

Burning Questions: Jeffrey Epstein, Russian Missiles, Endangered Species

Skimm This - August 12, 2019 - 12:29

Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide has left his accusers and the public demanding answers about why he was removed from suicide watch. We’ll explain why the federal facility that held him – and the Justice Department – are under scrutiny. Meanwhile, Russia keeps changing its story about a nuclear-powered rocket explosion that killed seven people last week. We’ll examine how Russia’s mysterious actions fit into a possible new arms race. Also on the show: the Trump administration is limiting protections for endangered species, and a new perfume claims to recreate the scent of Egyptian queen Cleopatra.

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